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Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinical Pharmacist Specialist FT Days

AdventHealth Orlando
Orlando, Florida, US
Closing date
Jan 19, 2022

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YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION! Clinical Hematology Oncology Pharmacist-Specialist Pediatric - AdventHealth for Children - Orlando Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, ORLANDO 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days. Every 4th or 5th weekend rotation.
You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

Pharmacy Operations -
  • Performs all pharmacist functions
  • Maintains functional proficiency in and provides coverage of distributive functions and supervising technicians as requeste.

Pharmacy Practice -

  • Completes critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and patient monitoring to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems
  • Ensures age-, weight-, and indication-appropriate medication dosing

Clinical Pharmacy Services -

  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary patient care rounds
  • Provides primary coverage of direct patient care programs and provides accurate, safe, timely, and appropriate medication therapy based on patient needs

Teamwork and Inter-professional Collaboration -

  • Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit excessive unscheduled absenteeism
  • Ensures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentoring -

  • Mentors new staff and assists with training of all staff as requested
  • Develops and maintains quality training opportunities and relationships for teaching and precepting pharmacy students and residents

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation -

  • Utilizes principles of continuous quality improvement to analyze and resolve problems in a systematic manner
  • Conducts quality improvement initiatives to improve medication-related processes or pharmacy systems

Professional Activities and Practice Advancements -

  • Maintains a record of contribution and sustained commitment to pharmacy practice via documentation of pharmacist professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments
  • Documents a sustained record of improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

Leadership and Organizational Involvement -

  • Participates in departmental meetings and educational activities as assigned
  • Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers

What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy, or other advanced pharmacy degree required
  • Current valid State of Florida Pharmacist license
  • Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) & Post Graduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residency in specialty area consistent with practice needs of institution
  • PGY1 Residency plus contemporary pediatric hospital or specialty practice experience (3+ years) consistent with practice needs of institution
  • Board certification from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties
  • Registration as a pharmacist preceptor with the Florida Board of Pharmacy and applicable schools of pharmacy
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
Job Summary:
Primary responsibility is the provision of integrated clinical and distributive pharmacy services, direct patient care, expert experiential pharmacy student and resident training, and leadership of quality improvement and practice advancement initiatives. Proficiently leads direct patient care programs, advanced drug management services, and all medication use systems throughout the institution. Actively provides clinical pharmacy services and participates in multidisciplinary teams to proficiently complete critical medication order scrutiny, drug profile review, and monitoring of patients with a broad range of disease states to identify, prevent, or mitigate medication-related problems. Actively participates in medication safety systems, regulatory compliance initiatives, patient quality services, and disease outcomes programs. Delivers medication therapy management consult services and disease state management services as needed and proactively intervenes in all areas of medication use as appropriate to optimize patient outcomes. Advocates for safe medication use in neonatal and pediatric patients. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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